Introductory Chinese II W18 (CHIN*1210) | College of Arts

Introductory Chinese II W18 (CHIN*1210)

Code and section: CHIN*1210*01

Term: Winter 2018

Instructor: tba

Details

CHIN1210

Course objectives:

This course is a continuation of the Introductory Chinese I. With the completion of the study of the rudiments focused on phonetics (as provided in CHIN*1200), the course shifts to more comprehensive language skills training.

Learning outcomes:

  • Master various types of sentence structures and 500 words.
  • Have the preliminary ability to speak Chinese and write composition in Chinese characters.
  • Have the basic strategy of Chinese learning and relevant knowledge of Chinese culture.

Requirements:

CHIN*1200

Restrictions:

Students with native or near-native ability in Chinese will not be admitted to this course

Textbooks:

  • New Practical Chinese Reader Textbook Vol. 1 新实用汉语课本
  • New Practical Chinese Reader Workbook Vol. 1 练习册
  • Two CD sets for the Textbook and Workbook respectively

Method of presentation:

  • The course will teach only the essential and ensure plenty of practice.
  • Active student participation is vitally important to a successful experience of learning the language.
  • After-class completion of exercises in the workbook and memorization of characters from the textbook are essential to achieving the learning outcomes.

Evaluation method:

TBA

 

Calendar course descriptions with pre-requisites and restrictions can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar

 

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